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#259981 - 03/17/06 12:19 PM can you show me a photo of a yard of mulch?
nickg Offline
Handyman

Registered: 06/03/04
Posts: 770
I have gotten myself into a job of spreading 10-12 yards of mulch.
I found an article that said it take about 1.2 hours to spread one yeard of mulch. This seems high. I offered the guy a fee based on no more than 10 hours and closer to 8 based on my old body surviving. In one of his e-mails he said, "it is alot of mulch."
That has me worried.
Can anyone show me a photo of one yard of mulch.
thanks

....ok, the home owner gave me an idea. He said 10-12 yards would be a full 10 wheel dump truck full.


Edited by nickg (03/17/06 12:43 PM)

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#259982 - 03/17/06 03:37 PM Re: can you show me a photo of a yard of mulch? [Re: nickg]
ront02769 Offline
Carpal Tunnel

Registered: 03/03/04
Posts: 10086
Loc: New England
get your yardstick out and draw a square on the ground 3'wide by 3'wide. then hold it on end to get 3' high. that is a yard of mulch. think of it like this 35" by 36" by 36". if you were spreading it a foot thick, you'd be 3' wide by 9' long6" thick would bd 6'wide by 9' long. but mulch is real light and easy spreading!
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#259983 - 03/17/06 04:25 PM Re: can you show me a photo of a yard of mulch? [Re: nickg]
pennypicher Offline
Super Handyman

Registered: 01/15/05
Posts: 2353
Loc: New England
I have done 8 before without much effort. Usually do 3/4 every year as a top coat.

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